Tomorrow's Spacecraft Could Be Made of the Same Bone You Are

Human bones are amazing—seriously, they're incredibly cool—but up until recently, it's been hard to engineer a synthetic material that replicates the super-strong structure of the real thing. Now, scientists in Germany are using a 3D printer to do just that—and it could mean a breakthrough for how we build everything… » 2/12/14 4:41pm 2/12/14 4:41pm

Here's a 120,000 Year Old Tumor Found Inside a Neanderthal

Neanderthals weren't smoking cigarettes. They weren't breathing in pollution. They weren't eating processed foods. They weren't dealing with pesticides. Nope. But apparently, Neanderthals still got cancer. This 120,000-year-old bone fragment reveals a cancerous tumor. Neanderthals, they're just like us. » 6/06/13 11:00pm 6/06/13 11:00pm

AfterShokz Sportz M2 Review: Decent Sounding Headphones, No Ears…

The idea of AfterShokz headphones seemed sweet—the bone conduction sports headphones could pump music through your cheekbones instead of your ears. But the original headphones sounded pretty weak, and they came in fourth place in our Best Running Headphones Battlemodo. Now the second generation is here, with a claimed… » 1/02/13 4:20pm 1/02/13 4:20pm

Pantech's Bone Conduction Phone Makes Us Say Duh

Although bone conduction is nothing new in headphones and Bluetooth headsets, not very many cellphones incorporate it into their feature sets. Pantech's KDDI A1407PT in Japan does have this bone conduction loudspeaker, and channels sound through your bones from your ear (or just behind your ear), which helps you hear… » 10/16/07 2:40pm 10/16/07 2:40pm